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>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >>> hello. i am frank somerville. >> and i am julie haener. >> what roads are making for a slick commute home today. ktvu's chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking the rain. >> we are getting light showers. san jose live right now. if you are in san francisco, oakland, you are not -- you haven't seen anything. down here, it is a wet afternoon commute. the showers have been relegated to the valley and parts of the livermore valley. pinpointing that for you, you see it. this is an unusual system. it went by but now it is spinning the moisture back up at us. usually when systems go south they keep going, this stalled out. livermore, showers today. 10th of an inch of rain. this is moderate rainfall. fremont you are getting a break. but you had showers. milpitas. showers. and then we back it out to illustrate this line. this line has been steady all day. showers have been happening all day. nothing has been going on up here. into the evening, more showers. when i come back, i will t
pictures as it follows and we have team coverage tonight starting with ktvu's tori campbell. >> reporter: another massive crowd showed up today to celebrate the inauguration of president obama for his second term. 20 jumbo trons allowed the crowds to witness the ceremony and hear the president's address. >> our journey is not complete till we find a better way towelcome the -- to welcome the immigrants who still see america as the land of opportunity. the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. >> reporter: we ran into ellen and asked her what she thought. >> there were many references to women, you know, how it is important for women to have equal wages, great job and also he made references to preserving the environment. >> reporter: later there was the parade. it traved 1.5 miles from the capital to pennsylvania avenue. >> we feel extremely honored. we were one of a few non-profits chosen. we are excited. >> the group had to get to their staging air at 9:00 a.m. this morning and didn't match till after 4:00 p.m. celebrating our history and traditions but on
of another golden era, they prepare for the super bowl, ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning, welcome to a brand-new day, january 21st, dr. martin luther king, jr. day. thank you for joining us, i guess steve says, enjoy the nice weather we are having tomorrow looks like another nice day, very nice around the coast and it does look like we will have more in five minutes, here is sal. >>> traffic is moving along well with the 880 split and it looks good if you are driving to the westbound bay bridge, let's go back to the desk. >>> preparations are underway for president barack obama's second inauguration which is now underway and tori campbell is there in washington d.c. where she met up with a family making their first trip, it is pretty exciting to talk to all the people out there, story. >> reporter: it really is, i have been meeting people everywhere and the sun is up and the clouds are still rolling in behind me. it is not quite as cold which is nice. just north of the ca
pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> governor jerry brown said today, the governor promised to travel to china during a visit to california. governor jerrygovernor jerry brown's delegation will include gift business, and policy leaders. they leave april 8 and will promote clean energy, california products and tourism. >>> felon sentenced today in connection with a shooting and sexual assault at the occupy oakland encampment. he agreed to a plea deal, he pleaded no contest to four felonies. being an accessory to a shooting near the occupy oakland encampment in 2000 and being involved in a sexual assault 5 days later. >>> mayor ed lee was asked about how he felt about oakland's decision to hire william bratton. mayor ed lee said he is surprised he is talking about the police procedures he will suggest for oakland. >> i was surprised that former chief bratton talked about it. but i think she doing the same thing i did. thinking outloud about the things that -- outlet loud about the things that out to be -- out loud about the things that ought to be considered. >> he is working to reduce
as well. >> thank you, christian. we should also mention we will have updates on our facebook page, ktvu on facebook, and we will be tweeting out any information as we get it as well. >> i was just talking to bill. he said a little bit of drizzle in that area right now. >>> what are you seeing right now, bill? >> on that fire, there's some sprinkles, high humidity. that's great news for firefighters. not such great news for the bay area, the afternoon commute. the showers are light but it doesn't take much. it's slippery. you can see the back edge of this weather system now. look where it's coming from? the south. that's why it's so warm out. temperatures are in the 50's and even low 60's. you can see where the showers are and where they are not. basically all nine bay area counties have some type of shower activity, but it is very light. when you see the different gradients in the grain, up here it might be a little lighter, up here a little heavier. it's pretty obvious. but this is real light stuff. all these bay areas, the windshield wipers are on intermittently. we'll be tracking it.
, jr., next. ?o?ooooóññ . >>> this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >>> president barack obama marks the beginning of his second term taking his public oath offs and calling on the nation -- oath offs and calling on -- off fist and calling on the nation to act. the historic event also included a specific call to action on a number of issues facing the country tori campbell is live covering the inauguration and joins us with more on the president's speech and the biggest event that is happening right now. good afternoon tori campbell. >> reporter: good afternoon, you can still see a few people behind me inside and at the mall and at the capital building, it was quite a sight, with hundreds of thousands spilling out through the west front of the grass mall allowed them far away from the steps to witness the inaugural address and he talked about a number of issue that were sure to please his base. >> knowing to do so would fail our children and future generations. our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anybody else under the law for if we are tru
the game in person. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news 6:00 p.m. >> good evening. i am julie haener. >> president obama parked his second inauguration. he took the both with his hand on two bibles. one used by lincoln at his first inauguration and one used by dr. martin luther king, jr. >> preserve, protect and defend, the constitution of the united states. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> john roberts administered the holt and president obama and daughters stood by his side. >> for we, the people, understand that our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do well and a growing number barely make it. >> the weather was chilly but michelle obama and president obama took time to walk some of the parade walk. >> and the ball is underway right now in washington, d.c. a live look at president obama and michelle obama having this dance. the festivities under way in the nation's capital. let's take a listen. [ music playing ] >> al green toon there. >> there are only two balls this year. the president and the first lady enjoying the dance. >>
ready for their biggest game in 18 years. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> thank you for joining us on this january 28th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check your weather and traffic. we go straight to steve. a little chilly this morning. >> yeah a little chilly this morning. but the rest of the day looking good. just a weak system dropping down from the forth. you can see it right there not a lot to it. after the clouds clear, little be sunny to mostly sunny but breezy and cool. here is sal. >>> steve, gone. westbound 80 getting more crowded as you drive from the albany hill down to the mccarthur maze. also the morning commute looks good if you are driving westbound bay bridge coming up to the toll plaza area. but it is getting more crowded. another few minutes they will turn the metering lights on. let's go back to the desk. >>> topping our news this morning the chp is looking to witnesses to a deadly accident on the peninsula. one child, one teenager and one young adult were all killed on highway 92 in foster city. tara moriarty joins us now with more o
was badly injured but survived. >>> google has big plans for the shore area of mountain view. ktvu's robert handa is in mountain view now with the impact the growing tech company could have in that neighborhood. >> reporter: google does have big plans but the internet giant has had to scale down some of those plans in order to get support here at mountain view city hall. >> we can't wait to get started on this vision. >> reporter: inside right now a crucial city council study session is going on as google presents its latest vision before a very interested audience of resident and local environmental groups. google wants to expand into the north shore area and show the city how its development will improve. as well as constructing energy efficient buildings. >> they're planning on expanding substantially. adding a lot more staff, building out their infrastructure. >> we cannot authorize anything at this time. what we can do is direct staff specifically with regard to matters involving the transportation study. the environmental studies anything involving permits. >> reporter: now i just le
young brothers were among the three people killed on highway 92 in foster city. ktvu's tara moriarty joins us with more on this tragic crash, the victims and the investigation. good morning, tara. >> reporter: good morning. three brothers from redwood city were in the car that flipped not far from where we're standing. they were 12 and 16 years old. now that third brother, who is 18 years old, is clinging to life. now, this all happened about ten minutes until 10:00 last night off highway 92. that time is important to remember because if you were driving in the eastbound direction near the foster city boulevard exit, the chp needs your help. officers are looking for witnesses because they still aren't sure exactly what caused the accident. initial reports say it was a hit and run. >> i don't know how many witnesses have called in but we do urge the public to call if anybody saw what happened. it will definitely assist us in the investigation. >> reporter: now, five people were inside that car. two pronounced dead at the scene. another died on the way to the hospital. it's not known h
soon. reporting live in washington, d.c., i'm tori campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >> great, live update, t.c. and ktvu's inauguration continues for you at the nation's cap capital. we'll have live -- nation's capital. we'll have live reports. we'll also be streaming their for you. coming up at 7:15, our first glimpse of the president today. >>> we're also following overnight news from san francisco this morning. police are investigating a fatal shooting. now, it happened around midnight on napals street not far from geneva. just a short time ago, alex savidge spoke to the victim's grieving mother. alex? >> reporter: well, good morning, the mother of the man who died in this double shooting told me she would really like witnesses to come forward and help out police. at this point, investigators have only a limited description on this gunman who, early this morning, just about midnight, opened fire on two cousins. it happened here on the00 block of naples -- 1100 block of naples street. the relatives gave me this photo, 43-year-old daniel cologne, a father to one son who grew up in san fr
news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> good evening. i am eric rasmussen. >> i am heather holmes. >> to new orleans and a live look at the louie armstrong international airport in new orleans, the san francisco 49ers just landed a few minutes ago. a full week ahead of the super bowl. >> turn up the voloom now, the -- voloom now, the team left this -- volume now, the team left this afternoon. the baltimore ravens will arrive tomorrow. >> and in other news. >>> police were in a neighborhood where aman was shot and killed -- a man was shot and killed last night. the friends are mourning the sudden loss. ktvu's ann rubin is live with new information in this ace. ann? >> reporter: gunman, they need witnesses to come forward. >> reporter: a large group of friends gathered to light a candal and say a prayer. he was bunked down saturday as we was walking. >> i heard loud gun shots. four. four gun shots. >> you could feel the tension. >> reporter: police responded quickly but by that time the shooters took off. >> unknown direction, unknown mean ez. we ne
oakland freeway saturday afternoon. ktvu alex savidge is in oakland with the video and the search for the drivers. alex. >> reporter: and this morning the chp is investigating this freeway side show. it happened right in the middle of 880 in this area of the freeway right next to the coliseum. and it was in the middle of the day only saturday. the dangerous stunt was captured on video. this is the video that was posted on youtube over the weekend. it shows several cars doing donuts right in the middle of the freeway. at the time traffic bus brought to a standstill. the video lasts less than two minutes until someone yell out five-o. warning that chp officers were on the way. everyone hops in their cars a and takes off. they were not able to catch the people involved in this stunt. other drivers that have scene the video are concerned. >> i would hope that whoever is responsible that highway patrol or whomever do what they need to do to make sure it doesn't happen again. >> reporter: the chp has tips which they hope will lead them to the drivers that shut down this freeway. i did t
on the fuse news. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for waking up with us january 21st, brian flores has the day off today, and i hope it will be as warm as it was yesterday? >> pretty close, pam. a few clouds are trying to sneak through on that ridge, highs today mainly in the 60s and some upper 60s, here is sal. >>> traffic is doing well around the bay area and there is an accident into southern county, 101 and 106 and the traffic may be affect by the truck accident but on 17 we are off to a good start, let's go back to to the desk. >>> police are investigating a deadly shooting, it happened shortly before 1:00 a.m. this morning not far from geneva avenue. alex savage has more on what happened. good morning, alex. >> reporter: a man came up to me and told me the two victims were his brother and his cousin. he was too distraught to talk on camera but he said his brother had two young sons and did not deserve to die. the gunman opened fire here at middle street, which was just after midnight. whom saids looked for witnesses. they rushed -- homicides looked
. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for waking up with us i am pam cook. >> and i am brian flores in for dave clark, let's look at weather with steve. >>> it's still not too bad, we had a long stretch of some good weather, kind of hazy sunshine and higher clouds will not get here until later tonight. maybe some rain tomorrow and today hazy sunshine and 60s, here is sal. >>> good morning, highway 4, traffic here looks slower as you come over the willow pass grade, and also the morning commute is looking good on the san mateo. all that and more minutes ahead, now let's go back to the desk. >>> a manhunt in oakland for two suspects who shot and wounded a police officer. s.w.a.t. teams are on the scene where the shooting happened shortly before 6:30. ktvu channel 2 morning news alex savage is at the scene and tells us what led up to the shooting. >> reporter: these men apparently confronted an undercover police officer and one of them opened fire on that officer. they continue to search for those two other armed men who escaped and as you can see the
. live in oakland, sal castanedo, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right. thank you, sal. >>> and sal mentioned the protest is planned. angry crowds are upset that bratton's force stops and frisks. >>> for the first time we are hearing firsthand from some of thing teenagers shot in brentwood -- some of the teenagers shot in brentwood yesterday. ktvu's tara moriarty joins us with why the victims say they were targeted because of a pair of sneakers. tara? >> reporter: a group of teens was standing out here on the sidewalk. they were waiting for a ride when a car drove by. they said that they thought the young men inside looked like they were looking forrable trouble with you they -- but they had no -- looking for trouble but they had no idea the issue would be a pair of shoes. >> hit me in the stomach right here. >> reporter: 16-year-old ernesto describe, the drive-by shooting in front of his house. >> i saw the shine of the gun. after that i took off. >> reporter: ernesto's younger brother says four men in their early 20s pulled up in a white four-door sedan. >> they asked us questions
for questions. you can go to ktvu.com to view law video of the arrests. >>> san francisco police say they've made an arrest increase with a fatal shooting this past weekend. it happened just after midnight yesterday near napes. police say 43-year-old daniel cologne and his cousin were walk home from a bar when someone opened fire. they've arrested 32-year-old seth mires of san francisco. >>> new at 7, the america's cup and san francisco won't just be about failing. they're building an amphitheaters for an america's cup concert series. live at the site to explain how the venue will be used and the big name singer coming to town. >> reporter: that's right. the amphitheater will be here between pierce 27 and 29. you can see they will have america's cup billboards up here. today we got a look behind the fence at the venue's construction site. a facility that will become a viewing and media area during the cup races this summer. crews also are preparing to start work now on the adjacent lot where a 9000 pavilion will be built. the temporary amphitheater will be used for concert, educational sh
. the fire was set on purpose as part of an art exhibit. ktvu's tara moriarty talked exclusively with the artist who made that exhibit and joins us live to explain why she says her fiery exhibits are safe. tara? >> reporter: well, it sounds like the last thing an art gallery would do, set fire to art but he did and now may face criminal charges. 25,000 match sticks arranged to look like a map of the united states. >> i think it's an interesting piece for sure. i think it makes its point. >> reporter: it was created by this woman as part of an interactive art exhibit at the queens nails gallery off mission and valencia. >> the rules are different from other countries, the rules. you come here and see that people are playing with fire and they don't like this. >> reporter: she insists the exhibit was safe, that extinguishers were on hand. fire retardant was used on the walls and no one was on the top floor. officials say things got out of control around 10:00 last night. >> when insaw like two or three -- when insaw like two or three fire trucks, i thought what could be burning. >
right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> the message this year is clear, california is once again confounded our critics, we have wrought -- >> the governor says the future is promising. good afternoon, i am claudine wong, tori campbell is off today. >>> he gave his state of the state address but in an optimistic speech he says he has never been more excited about what is ahead and that includes that. ken pritchett is liver for us with more on the governor's brown. >> reporter: this is the 11th time he has addressed the joint session and given their california's budget balanced after years, this one of more optimistic in recent memory. >> california has once again confounded our critics, we have wrought in just two years a solid and enduring budget and by god we are going to preserve and keep it that way for years to come. [ applause ] >> for the rosier budget outlook the governor credited both lawmakers for keeping spending down and voters who approved proposition 30 raising taxes in november. in his speech browne called for the way education is funds and spending billions
this are not acceptable. brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, brian. >>> well, gnomes are 0 popping up around -- are popping up around oakland. pg&e says they have to go. they started to show up about a year ago around the lake merritt neighborhood. they hand interaed on six-inch blocks. many are screwed on power poles. a pg&e spokesperson said the gnomes need to be removed so they didn't inspire others to place things on the utility utility's property that could compromise the integrity of the equipment. however, some people we talked to said the gnomes bring a smile to their face. >> i like the gnomes. i think they are super-cute. i don't see anything wrong with them being there. i like that somebody hand painted them and took the time. >> it's not yet known who is responsible for -- the for the gnomes. >>> we have information about how long the dreamliners might be grounded. dreamliner flights have been canceled through at least february 19th. investigators have shifted the probe from the plane's batteries to a system that monitors charging and the temperature on those patries. since the p
.m. and they are very excited about it. i am tori campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> coming up at 5:15, mayor ed lee is also there for the inauguration and he will tell did it holds a special significance for him. >>> overnight police are investigating a deadly shooting. it happened at 1:00 a.m. not far from geneva avenue. one person was shot and killed, another was taken to san francisco general hospital and is expected to survive. police right now are searching for the fun man who witnesses say was wearing all black. it happened saturday evening and gary jones was driving when somebody fired shots into his car. he was shot at least once and he died later at local hospital. police say that gunman escaped in a silver or white vehicle. >>> well, the san francisco 49ers are headed to the super bowl just in case you didn't hear after a thrilling victory over the atlanta falcons and janine de la vega says the falcons came back home last night. good morning jeanine. >> reporter: that's right, they are here at the training facility and you can bet the team will be here practicing for the next couple o
now. this is the 10:00 news on ktvu channel 2. >>> developing news out of memo park where a shooting near facebook headquarters injures a mother and her young child. good evening i'm ken wayne. >> i'm jana katsuyama in tonight for heather holmes. >> we begin with developing news, covering two shootings on the peninsula that happened within a few miles of each other. the first shooting involved a mother and her child, but we begin in east palo alto where ktvu's jade hernandez has late- breaking details about the shooting there. >> reporter: investigators will have to determine if the first shooting in menlo park a few hours ago is tied to the recent shooting in east palo alto. you can see police officers are capital blocked off here. the most disturbing part is a young child was shot in the first shooting and police are investigating whether these are gang-related. we saw a woman, we believe it was the injured woman from the first shooting get into a police car. she and her 2-year-old son were taken to the hospital, where they remain tonight. she was setting in the back of car in men
to spend extra time in traffic. patti lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and here's a quick look now outside. this is from our traffic camera along 880 in oakland. traffic is moving a little slowly tonight but it is indeed moving. moving to the south, this is the 280 interchange in san jose. it looks like traffic is pretty light there. bill martin has been tracking this latest system for us, and bill, you said this rain may linger on into the evening? >> it's going to linger, heather. like we were talking about earlier, it hasn't rained in a few weeks and the roads get a little wet. this is not a big storm, but the roads get very slick. it draws the residues to the surface and you get slick roadways. the heaviest rain has been in the north bay. there's santa rosa right now. you can see the darker greens? obviously, that's the heavier rain, just north of napa. but basically the heavier rains are widely spread. we're seeing light, scattered sprinkles throughout the area. it's sort of the same light green. you just saw patti up there by berkeley. this is a light, low-grade rainfall that's going
villalon, ktvu news >>> and stay with the 10 10 -- 10:00 news for more super bowl coverage. in a few minute, colin kaepernick tells us his relationship with alex smith. and we will take you to his hometown, the special gift he sent there today. >>> persistent rainfall in the san jose area. people still managed to get around just fine despite the drizzly weather. this was mainly a south bay event. people father north stayed relatively dry. >>> that's right julie most of the rain was south of the fremont area. south of redwood city. if you were in the north bay you didn't get anything. oakland, san francisco nothing. we're kind of sandwiched between two systems. we'll come in a little closer, you see the last six hours of radar. you see most of the activity is confined to the south bay area. showers are tapering off right now, you can see some showers in liver mother but -- livermore but very, very light. showers have been relatively light for the santa cruz mountains. nearly .3 of rain have fallen. as we move forward into the five day forecast into the weekend there's a chance for m
bart commuters. it's all ahead on the county center channel 2 morning new -- ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, everybody it's friday, january 25th i'm brian flores in for dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. steve paulson is here. doesn't sound like steve but you look like steve. >> thank you very much. i appreciate it. we do have a lot of cloud cover. fog out there as well. a few light showers but still mostly cloddy today. that light shower activity mainly toward san jose. 60s for high. here is sal. >>> westbound 24 looks pretty good. no major problems here. alsos morning commute looks good if you are driving nearby on 680. this is a look at 880 north and southbound. that traffic looks good north and southbound. especially if you are driving through downtown oakland. 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> we begin in the south bay where police are investigating the third homicide of the year there. it's the second in consecutive days. ktvu reporter janine de la vega is in san jose where investigators don't have much to go on. janine. >> reporter: brian, we're here
. reporting live in oakland, noelle walker, ktvu news. >>> now to our continuing coverage of president obama's second inauguration. after the speech making the president and first lady celebrated tonight after two official balls. here they dance as jennifer hudson sings the al green song let's stay together. >> ♪ >> for the second inauguration, president oe baa -- obama decided to have just two inauguration balls instead of the 10 from his first term. ken pritchett join us and tells us what the president said as he began his second term. >> reporter: the president was officially sworn in yesterday. today's swearing in was a ceremonial event. a public swearing in before by one estimate perhaps more than 1 million people. on a relatively mild and blue sky day president obama and the first lady took the traditional walk down pennsylvania avenue to the white house and to her second term. some waits houred. >> i breathe the air that obama breathes so it was worth it. >> reporter: the president took the oath of office just after noon today before a crowd that filled the national mall as far as
down the crime rate. happening now, ktvu's amber lee is live in oakland city hall and tells us why the experts and his tactics are causing so much controversy. >> reporter: just a short while ago the police chief addressed the city council and behind me you can see the over flow room where people are watching the proceedings on a monitor. at times emotions ran house as residents speak at the meeting. >> i'm scared to have a black boy in oakland. >> reporter: stop and frisk, it's a policy placed by bratton. >> what he is doing elsewhere it may have worked, doesn't mean it's going to work here. >> reporter: hundreds came to city hall to find out if the city will spepd $100,000 to hire a consulting team -- will spend $100,000 to hire ha consulting team. >> i hear gunshots all day sometimes. sometimes all night. who wants to be in that environment? >> reporter: supporters of stop and frisk and bratton says oakland can use all the help they can get. last night's nonfatal shooting of a police officer is just the latest example of the violence hurting oakland. >> if bill bratton can bring
typical winter weather. a ktvu photographer found a lot of people on market street in san francisco had heard the forecast, ander prepared for the rain. others though, had to improvise. this was the first significant rain in almost two weeks. slick roads apparently played a role in other accidents around the bay area today. one driver had to be taken to the hospital, but the other driver walked away. the highway patrol said it responded to 33 incidents just between noon and 3:00 p.m. today. >>> as frank points out, the roadways kind of a mess. this light rain falling on the afternoon commute, or the bulk of it. you see showers still occurring out there right now. coming in close, you can see the showers mainly up in the north bay. we go into san francisco, you got light scattered showers right now. on market street. scattered showers in san mateo. east 3rd avenue. just light, nothing big. then you head towards san jose, and you've got sprinkles down there as well. you think it was a lot. the north bay did see significant rainfall to the tune of about .3, or .4 of an inch up here. that's
. reporting live in san francisco, debra villalon, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> now in 1995 the 49ers fifth super bowl victory that triggered violence as well as fights. about 50 people were arrested then. less dangerous displays included fireworks, honking horns and dancing in the streets. >>> tempers flaired after the game and left a fan h ospitalized with a knife wound. the 49er fan took out a gun and slashed the falcon fan in the neck. there's no word yet on their identities. police are investigating the incident. >>> baltimore ravens fanned poured into the street. massive crowds gathered in the hill district with hugging and jubilationlation in the street as fans high fived each other. many predicted their team would win the big match up in the super bowl against the 49ers. >> back here in the bay area, fans watching the game at home they were jubilant that the 49ers are indeed going to the super bowl. >> this was the scene at the moment of victory at noe's bar on church street. fans told us they've been waiting for years, actually they've been waiting for this win for seasons and some for y
on a long term basis. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> officer say a man was driving erratically in fremont drove up 880 through san leandro in oakland and all the way to san francisco. we followed them where officers deployed spike strips. it finally ended in south vanness where the driver was taken into custody. >>> firefighters were called to the scene when things went wrong with the display. tara moriarty joins us from the mission district with details on how it happened and why criminal charges could be filed. tara in. >> reporter: the owner of this art gallery could be in trouble for setting some artwork on fire and we should say the artwork is made out of matches, 2 5,000 to be exact. it was a map of the united states and by lighting it, it caused a lot of damage to this building. last night fire crews were called out when smoke and flames were shooting out from the building. the artist creates maps and some -- sometimes messages out of exhibits. the problem with last night's incident is that it posed a safety hazard, which caused $5,000 at least worth of damag
if there are any tickets left for tonight's home game, complete coverage starts right now this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for waking up with us, january 24th, i am pam cook. >> and i am brian flores, in for dave clark. rosemary orozco is in for steve. how is it looking? >>> we have showers in monterey in the santa cruz area and giving you a peak, you can see most of the bay area is dry at this point but perhaps there is a few light showers, morgan kill and over santa cruz as well. we will remain with a few spotty showers and they are coming up in just a few minutes. here is sal. >>> 680 southbound as you drive passed mission boulevard and it is a little bit wet out there as rosemary orozco said. this is a look at the bridge and the traffic is moving along well as you head out towards the commute. now we do have a big problem in marin county and the water-main break is coming through, we have details on what happened, paul? we are on the drive here in marin county and there will be a lot of clean up, let me show you why. that fire hydrant is still still open and
it was the greatest thing to deliver the 49ers to the big easy. ktvu will bring you every aspect of super bowl 47 joe fonzi, mark ibanez, ken wayne and bubba paris will bring you the latest. right after the game you will see postgame coverage. >>> while the game may be in new orleans, bay area retailers are certainly cashing in. we had all in search of super savings. >>> just 15 days before pitchers and catchers report to training camp. team held a fan appreciatuation. appreciatuation -- appreciate day. there was a memorabilia sale to benefit the community fund. we'll have much more in sports. >>> a final benefit concert tonight for injured giant fan and former paramedic bryan stow in his hometown of santa cruz. that's where we find the deborah villalon. >> the event started at 7:00. stow's story moved many people but none more than the man singing here tonight. >> i have two of the greatest worlds. >> reporter: the other world baseball is calling. >> ♪ >> reporter: and tim flannery will soon head to spring training as the giant's third base coach. giant colors peppered the sold out crowd tonight.
- down as police search for a gunman. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> charge at him with a rambo style knife. >> tense moments that led up to an officer-involved shooting in the east bay but first breaking news in the south bay. good afternoon, i am brian floor is, tori campbell is off. again three schools are on lock- down in sunnyvale after someone reported seeing a gan man with a gun in the area. he was seen running away there. they have locked down these schools. these are live pictures as you can see there. police are searching the area but have found no gunman. you see a police presence there again. 10 minutes ago sheriff's officials began escorting them on to school buses. they are telling parents to go there for information about the incident. we will stay on that during this noon newscast. also at this noon news hour alameda county sheriffs are investigating an officer- involved shooting there. noel walker has been there since this morning and joins us from dublin with the latest there. >> reporter: the sheriff's mob
, channel 2 news. >>> and ktvu is going to the super bowl, we have a team of reporters and photographers headed to new orleans and we will have live coverage in every single newscast starting next week. and on super bowl sunday switch over to ktvu immediately after the game with the only live postgame show with the big game in the big easy. >>> plans to build a coliseum city in the east bay are about to be evaluated. officials with the city of oakland today approved a comprehensive study on the proposed project. city and county leaders say the raiders are also taking part of the effort. >>> brandon crawford teamed up with wells fargo today to award 20 education grants. >> starting at shortstop number 35 brandon crawford. >> >> crawford took the podium this morning in front of dozens of students and adults from bay area schools. they will share $75,000 in new funding. >> grant programs like these. our employees to give back to the education and programs. take advantage of the ability to get an education and work hard to pursuit a dream. >>> crawford grew up in pleasanton and says his sch
, ktvu news. >>> now to our continuing coverage of president obama's second inauguration. after the speech making the president and first lady celebrated tonight after two official balls. here they dance as jennifer hudson sings the al green song let's stay together. >> ♪ >> for the second inauguration, president oe baa -- obama decided to have just two inauguration balls instead of the 10 from his first term. ken pritchett join us and tells us what the president said as he began his second term. >> reporter: the president was officially sworn in yesterday. today's swearing in was a ceremonial event. a public swearing in before by one estimate perhaps more than 1 million people. on a relatively mild and blue sky day president obama and the first lady took the traditional walk down pennsylvania avenue to the white house and to her second term. some waits houred. >> i breathe the air that obama breathes so it was worth it. >> reporter: the president took the oath of office just after noon today before a crowd that filled the national mall as far as the eye could see. mr.obama s
is another big crowd attraction. we're live in san francisco, deborah villalon, ktvu news >>> and stay with the 10 10 -- 10:00 news for more super bowl coverage. in a few minute, colin kaepernick tells us his relationship with alex smith. and we will take you to his hometown, the special gift he sent there today. >>> persistent rainfall in the san jose area. people still managed to get around just fine despite the drizzly weather. this was mainly a south bay event. people father north stayed relatively dry. >>> that's right julie most of the rain was south of the fremont area. south of redwood city. if you were in the north bay you didn't get anything. oakland, san francisco nothing. we're kind of sandwiched between two systems. we'll come in a little closer, you see the last six hours of radar. you see most of the activity is confined to the south bay area. showers are tapering off right now, you can see some showers in liver mother but -- livermore but very, very light. showers have been relatively light for the santa cruz mountains. nearly .3 of rain have fallen. as we move forwa
on the road. >>> we have the news many bart riders have been waiting a long time to hear. ktvu channel 2 news continues. >>> and good morning. it's friday january 25th i'm brian flores. dave clark is off today. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. steve is here with the weather. and what is it going to be like today steven? how is your voice? >> struggling a little bit. it will be all right there. thank you. we do have mostly cloudy conditions. it looks like a little bit of light rain is done. it's in southern california now. temperatures today partly sunny and cloudy with low 60s. >>> steve, good morning. the traffic here on interstate 880 looking pretty good. no major problems if you are driving through. also the morning commute looks good on westbound interstate 80 getting out to the mccarthur maze let's go back to the desk. >>> thank you. topping our news this morning an abduction attempt has parents and students on edge. noelle walker is outside sudder elementary school where a man tried to lure a young boy. >> reporter: this is a goodly is in what a child is supposed to do under these circums
with oakland police. live in oakland, amber lee, ktv you -- ktvu channel 2 news. >>> district attorney gascon has decided that he will not move forward with a case against crabtree. a woman had alleged that crabtree had assaulted her after a party. and trent baalke offered a statement. michael and the team can now put this behind us and move forward. >>> very lucky and very happy 49er fans picked up their super bowl tickets today at candle stick park. season ticketholders were added into a lottery for the seats all of which cost $850 a piece. but that didn't seem to be an issue for those who won the chance to buy them. >> this is a thrill of a lifetime. once in a lifetime. going to new orleans for this 49ers win. >> and are they good seats. >> i don't know. >> good enough we'll be there. >> doesn't matter? >> doesn't matter. we're going. >> when you get tickets like that. you have to look at them to believe. >> what i -- when i told my wife. we're going to the super bowl. she was so stoked about this. >> reporter: the super bowl may turn to be a good investment for some hoping to sell them at
about hiring police consultants. >>> and our ktvu channel 2 morning news cameras were right there during a chase, how that chase came to an end, it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. >>> good morning everybody, it is wednesday january 23rd, i am brian flores in for dave clark. >> it sounds like rain but maybe just a tiny bit, maybe. >> yes, pam. finally a lot of cloud cover coming in not much rain but more likely in the afternoon and i would favor the areas in the golden gate, here is sal. >>> some traffic between walnut creek and oakland looks good but no major problems and 880 looks good as you pass the coliseum, now let's go back to the desk. >>> an early morning apartment fire, we are learning more about how it started and tara moriarty is there at the scene in haze valley with the neighborhood with more on what investigators are saying, tara? >> reporter: initially we reported this was a christmas tree fire but that was not the case. it is sort of a busy road and you can see all of the rubble that is stacked up in fr
now, ktvu's amber lee is live in oakland city hall and tells us why the experts and his tactics are causing so much controversy. >> reporter: just a short while ago the police chief addressed the city council and behind me you can see the over flow room where people are watching the proceedings on a monitor. at times emotions ran house as residents speak at the meeting. >> i'm scared to have a black boy in oakland. >> reporter: stop and frisk, it's a policy placed by bratton. >> what he is doing elsewhere it may have worked, doesn't mean it's going to work here. >> reporter: hundreds came to city hall to find out if the city will spepd $100,000 to hire a consulting team -- will spend $100,000 to hire ha consulting team. >> i hear gunshots all day sometimes. sometimes all night. who wants to be in that environment? >> reporter: supporters of stop and frisk and bratton says oakland can use all the help they can get. last night's nonfatal shooting of a police officer is just the latest example of the violence hurting oakland. >> if bill bratton can bring the help that our city need
, in the end it turns out the report was nothing more than a prank. ktvu's allie rasmus is live tonight. and that student who made up the story is in big trouble. >> reporter: you can see, sunny vale police are still on the scene. one student told an administrator there was a man walking around the athletic field with a gun. within minutes, cupertino middle school went into lock down. >> we had to make a barricade. and we stayed like in a corner and we covered the wall and were there for a couple of hours. >> reporter: after a student reported seeing a gunman, police stood on stand by and students were bussed away from the search area. school administrators went into crisis mode notifying parents. >> i was just thinking, what poor parents and the poor children, because your heart pumps like crazy. >> we emptied the city and called other officers to come in. we cancelled a fire training day. >> reporter: many parents were relieved and said they were happy with the way they handled the incident. >> you can't overreact because they didn't know it was a hoax. >> hopefully we can forget this
the public. >>> and a speech could be a turning point in his political career, it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. ktvu channel 2 morning news starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning everybody, i am brian flores. there was a very tiny bump in the mercury and rosemary, we will talk more about that. >> yes, we are still tracking a few spotty showers in the forecast and you can see most of this moisture is to the south and we continue to see some of this moisture working towards the bay area picking up just a few scattered showers and near concord up near mt. diablo. a little bit of patchy fog and we will have more coming up. >>> good morning, rose mark are you, traffic is working well but -- rosemary, traffic is moving well and there is some road work in san leandro that may still have some of the lanes blocked as you are picking it up. this traffic looks good approaching the 880 split. joining us live from the scene, in green bray with the details. >> that is correct, things are pretty much under control and let me show you exactly what happene
to our website ktvu.com and clicking on the weather tap near -- weather tab near the top of the page. >>> police are looking for two or three suspects involved in a robbery. the robbery happened near almond and expressway. robert handa tell us about this incident and another incident that happened in the neighborhood just hours before this one that left neighbors frightened. >> reporter: investigators describe the men as latino or pacific islanders. >> they tied up a 73-year-old man and 76-year-old female. they brandished weapons at them. they take several items of personal property belonging to those individuals. they make the get away in their cars. >> they're shaken up understandably and you're concerned about them. because you never know who it could happen to, it could have been our house. >> reporter: license plate 5si2960. the family of the victim's say the couple is very upset and that the other items stolen were mainly electronics and jewelry. police say the victims were not seriously injured but -- >> obviously our concern in this case is if these suspects decide to do a cr
people rushed to the hospital as we just got word that one of the passengers, they have died. ktvu alex savage is live for us, including the man hunt underway right now. alex? >> reporter: police at this point are looking for the driver of the suv, but i also want to tell you here that the sergeant on scene, they have confirmed toney a 19-year-old man was killed in this crash here. he was a passenger inside this stolen suv you're looking at right now. it was being chased this morning by chp officers. the suv was packed with eight people inside, coming down this hill when the driver lost control and slammed into a tree. here was the scene around 3:30 this morning here on the drive in oakland. paramedics transported six passengers with various injuries. one of them later died. the pursue all began when police tried topping this suv when the driver of the suv took off. chp officers picked up the pursuit on the freeway in oakland. it's unclear if alcohol was involved here, but the sergeant tells me that this suv was going dangerously fast. >> when you take these extreme measures to avoid on
on crime. ktvu's alex savidge is live for us in oakland and tells us the vote came after hundreds of speakers and a heated debate. >> reporter: well, hundreds of people spoke out on this controversial topic. there were four hours of public comment. the final vote didn't company until the morning. the council approved a consulting contract with bill bratton, a man whose past policing policies have come under fire. that vote angered many people in the audience. many in the crowd reacted strongly as the vote came down just after 2:00 this morning. ktvu had the only camera inside council chambers at the time. police moved in for a short time to maintain order. there were roughly 275 people who spoke at this lengthy council meeting. the council approved a contract with bratton's consulting firm on a 7-1 vote. bratton will help come in and help with a crime-fighting plan. critics are concerned about an apressive stop-and-frisk pomcy that -- aggressive stop-and- frisk policy that some worry could lead to racial profiling. this woman voted against this. >> a vote against this is not about
is a saturday and we will tell you if there is any tickets left. reporting live janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> it started just before 5:30 at an abandoned victorrian home. it took a few hours to put the fire out. squatters may have gone inside to escape the rain. two people were rescued from a roof next door. >> they were all together and they showed each other which way to go out. >> they were detained and the cause is still being investigates. >>> they called the u.s. quote the sworn enemy of the north korean people. they condemned the recent rocket launch and coming up, what the experts are saying about north koreans carrying out their threats on the united states. >>> coming up, whether to approve expansion plans for the sikh temple. some people who live there are fed up with the traffic and people parking illegally during prayer services and holidays. if approved the temple will almost double in size. >>> st. anthonys is building a new dining hall and community and political leaders are expected to help mark the occasion. it will better serve some of the neediest and the
and the three armed men confronted that officer but he was shot live this morning in oakland ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> however injured him and it happened on brett and grandville drive. the teens ranging from 15 and 16 years old and the teens were standing in front of a home when somebody shot them in front of as aing car. the suspect vehicle is described as a highway sedan. it happened last night and the crash came town the poles and a motor home was also damaged, a car left his car at the crash scene and ran off and they are looking to restore power after being protect in office. >> preserve protect defend, so help me god? >> so head me god. >> in his inauguration speech yesterday president barack obama repeated some of his messages of his calm pain. our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do very well and some barely make it. >> he said i want to take another look one more time and i am not going to say this again. >>> it was much easier to get around and lines were easier to get in but overall said the organize was better. >> there is not as many people as before but the
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